ECP issues notices to Dr. Firdous, others

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Staff Reporter

Election Commission issued show cause notices to Special Assistant to Punjab Chief Minister Usman Bazdar, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan and Saleem Baryar on Saturday over violating the elections rules.

PML-Q senior vice president Chaudhry Saleem Baryar visited the constituency on April 9, and announced a development package of Rs 50 crore for the constituency while Firdous Ashiq also announced the development package at a press conference.

It is to be noted that despite the ban imposed by the Election Commission, PML-N MPA Zeeshan Rafique reached the Bonkanwala polling station during the by-elections.

Police cordoned off the area and directed Punjab Assembly member Zeeshan Rafique to return.

Taking action on the incident, the Election Commission issued a notice to PML-N MPA Zeeshan Rafique.

The notice issued by the Election Commission said that the constituency visit was a violation of the code of conduct. Submit your response or they will be prosecuted.

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